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Basundi (Creamy Milk Pudding)

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

12 cups 2844mlMilk
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozSugar
6   Cardamoms - (to 8), crushed
1 teaspoon 5mlSaffron
1/4 cup 59mlHot milk - (extra)
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped pistachios - to garnish

Recipe Instructions

Place the milk in a heavy saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring constantly. Keep stirring and simmer until the milk reduces to one-third its original quantity.

Add the sugar and simmer for 5 more minutes. Now add the crushed cardamoms. Dissolve the saffron in 1/4 cup hot milk and add to the milk pudding. Stir thoroughly.

Garnish with the chopped pistachios. Serve chilled.

"Dakshin, Vegetarian Cuisine From South India", by Chandra Padmanabhan


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